Certification labels on food products can be confusing. Foodies eager to select the highest-quality, most sustainable, ethically grown, and minimally processed can use these badges as guides. Read on for a breakdown of some labels worth knowing and steer your way to some of the best-of-the-best regarding Virginia’s bounty.
Hey there, foodie friends. June has arrived, and it’s bringing some serious summer vibes! Get ready to enjoy sunny weather while you indulge in mouth-watering treats at all the amazing festivals and events happening this month. From classes and cultural celebrations to finger-licking barbecues and refreshing brews, there’s something for everyone to savor.
Thursday, June 1, at 10 am, Local Environmental Agriculture Project (LEAP) will hold a Dedication of The LEAP Hub, an invitation-only event that includes speakers, tours of LEAP’s new facility, a reception, and a ladybug release. Speakers include Mayor Sherman Lea, LEAP Founder and Board member Brent Cochran, Roanoke urban farmer Cameron Terry, LEAP Executive Director Maureen McNamara Best, and community leader Amazetta Anderson.
The Virginia Distiller’s Association and Drink Local is excited to announce the Virginia Spirits Expo is coming to Charlottesville. This signature event will take place Saturday, June 3rd, at IX Art Park in Charlottesville, VA.
It’s not a stretch to say that at this moment, Virginia can lay claim to one of the most recognized home cooks in America. Linda Skeens is an honest-to-goodness viral sensation, a multiple-time guest of the TODAY Show, and soon to be a published cookbook author.
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
The first craft brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
We are a veteran-owned and operated microbrewery.
Virginia has become a hotspot for highbrow beer connoisseurs and fun-loving fanatics alike! Take a tour of Virginia’s craft brew scene, and use our guide to find a brewery near you.
A family-friendly, fun atmosphere.
A family-owned and operated ranch operation.